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Cowboys expect Carver to miss season

The training camp defections of Shane Hannah and Shante Carver were followed Sunday by three injuries to Dallas Cowboys defensive players in the annual Blue-White scrimmage at Austin, Texas.

Owner Jerry Jones said the Cowboys "are making plans" to do without Carver, a defensive end, for the rest of the year. Jones said Carver, 25, left the team "for personal reasons" amid reports the NFL will dole out a year suspension for alcohol abuse.

Hannah, a second-round pick in 1995, left earlier in the week, saying he doesn't want to play football anymore.

Carver, who only had two career sacks, has been randomly tested by the NFL since his 1994 rookie season, when he rolled his sports vehicle in an early-morning accident.

Meanwhile, safety Roger Harper, third-round draft pick Mike Ulufale and defensive lineman Hurvin McCormack were injured.

Harper fractured his right forearm, the same one he broke when he played for the Atlanta Falcons in 1994. Ulufale, a defensive tackle, was carried away in an ambulance with neck and shoulder injuries. He will undergo a CAT scan and MRI today. McCormack severely sprained his left ankle.

MORE COWBOYS: Michael Irvin visited Miami's camp, where he got a warm greeting from his former coach, Jimmy Johnson. "It didn't worry me that he was here," said Johnson, who coached Irvin in Dallas and at the University of Miami. "He knows what I'm doing _ he's written a couple of my chapters."

SAINTS: No. 1 draft pick Alex Molden signed a seven-year contract reportedly worth $10.1-million, with a $3.8-million signing bonus.

PANTHERS: The agents for Tim Biakabutuka made a surprise appearance at camp one day after contract talks broke down. Carl and Kevin Poston said they came at Biakabutuka's request.

JETS: Marvin Jones showed up at camp and talked with coach Rich Kotite about his recent arrest, but declined to discuss the incident with reporters. Jones, out of Florida State, was arrested July 13 and charged with assaulting a police officer, disorderly intoxication, reckless driving and driving with a suspended license. "I was on my way to go fishing," Jones said. "But as far as what transpired, I can't get into that now. It's still an open thing."

GIANTS: The club signed former Michigan receiver Amani Toomer to a three-year deal. He received a $670,000 signing bonus and salaries of $269,000, $336,000 and $403,000.

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